The BBC has ordered a raft of factual and humanities programming, together with three-part BBC Two docu-series Frida & Diego, an exploration of the private and political lifetime of Mexican artist Frida Kahlo and her relationship with Diego Rivera.
The Rogan Movies manufacturing might be directed by Louise Lockwood. Government producers are James Rogan, Nancy Bornat and Mark Hedgecoe. BBC commissioner is Emma Cahusac.
4-part sequence Black Artwork Issues will study how African-American creativity has reworked fashionable tradition. It’s the first sequence fee for BBC Small Indie Fund firm Milk And Honey Productions, whose earlier work for the BBC consists of The Hassle With Naipaul, Stacey Dooley Investigates Spycams and Intercourse Criminals. Government producer is Lucy Pilkington and the sequence might be made in affiliation with Afua Hirsch and her manufacturing firm, Born In Me.
In the meantime, the brand new slate additionally consists of Union With David Olusoga, a five-part BBC Two docu-series about union and disunion within the UK. The historian will discover the present division alongside the borders between the ‘dwelling nations’ however how social class and inequality stays entrenched within the UK, as does England’s north-south divide and the historic dominance of London.
The broadcaster has ordered a three-part documentary about controversial Brazilian chief Jair Bolsonaro and a five-part science sequence offered by Chris Packham about planet Earth.
Additionally introduced at this time is a brand new sequence of performs with theatres throughout the UK; a brand new number of monologues for BBC 4 on the theme of poverty; and a feature-length movie about British composer Michael Tippett by filmmaker John Bridcut.
https://deadline.com/2021/08/bbc-factual-frida-diego-black-art-matters-bolsonaros-union-david-olusoga-1234811340/ | BBC Orders ‘Frida & Diego’, ‘Black Artwork Issues’, ‘The Bolsonaros’ – Deadline